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2nd Feb 2017

Brussels

UK Government highlights 'significant negative impact' of zinc oxide ban


The UK Government has highlighted the 'significant negative impact on pig production' that would result from the removal of zinc oxide from piglet diets. 

1st Feb 2017

Brussels

AHDB to host 'risk' roadshows for livestock farmers


AHDB is running a series of workshops intended to help livestock farmers manage risk and volatility. 

1st Feb 2017

NPANews

Members updates - animal rights activity


We have some important updates in the members' area about the ongoing animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

31st Jan 2017

Brussels

Tributes paid to Malcolm Easey


Tributes have been paid to Malcolm Easey, founder of MJ & JA Easey, Easey Pigs Limited and Easey Herds Limited, who died on Sunday. 

31st Jan 2017

NPANews

Family announces death of Malcolm Easey


It is with great sadness that the Easey family have announced the death of Malcolm Easey on January 29, 2017, following a brief illness bravely borne.

31st Jan 2017

HealthWelfare

Antibiotic-free labelling 'very misleading'


Antibiotic-free labels can be 'very misleading', the NPA has warned in a new briefing on the increasingly prominent topic. 

31st Jan 2017

PlanningHousing

Work starts on 15,000-pig unit in Northern Ireland


Work has started on a new state-of-the-art pig farm in Northern Ireland which is set to become one of the largest in the UK.

30th Jan 2017

NPANews

BMPA unveils new Pork Scheme partnership


The BMPA has linked with food safety and certification providers Acoura to give its Pork Scheme members a 'wider choice”' of audit providers.

30th Jan 2017

Prices

Pork sales down but bacon and sausage volumes on the up


The latest retail sales data for pigmeat showed mixed results for the last quarter of 2016, with pork sales down but bacon and sausage volumes up.

30th Jan 2017

NPANews

BVA speaks out against Trump travel ban


The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has spoken out over US President Donald Trump’s travel ban, after a UK vet was caught up in it. 

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